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First videos of the SPERI Annual Conference now available

Videos of the first plenary session available below. Professor Linda Weiss: The U.S. and Enterprise Engine: Built by the National Security State, Threatened by Financialisation David Hudson: The Changing Politics of Global Development Architectures (click here to access the pdf of the presentation) Professor Teddy Brett: Responding to International Inequality and the Global Crisis (click here to access the pdf of the presentation)

19 July 2014 by
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The SPERI Annual Conference 2014

SPERI is taking stock of three days of intense debates on issues affecting the global political economy. Over 50 experts from all over the world (including Australia, Canada,  China, Korea, Turkey, Greece, Nigeria, Ecuador, Denmark, Iceland, Germany) presented papers covering a wide range of subjects on Global Growth and Development attempting to give responses to the global crisis. The papers … Continue reading

3 July 2014 by
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One week left to submit a proposal for SPERI Conference

There’s just one week left to submit a paper or panel proposal for SPERI annual conference. The Global Contours of Growth & Development beyond the Crisis will take place on 30 June – 2 July 2014 at the newly renovated Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. It will seek to take discussion of the political economy of the crisis beyond its … Continue reading

24 January 2014 by
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Two weeks left to submit a proposal for SPERI annual conference

There’s just over two weeks left to submit a paper or panel proposal for SPERI annual conference ‘The Global Contours of Growth & Development beyond the Crisis’. The conference will take place on 30 June – 2 July 2014 at the newly renovated Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. It will seek to take discussion of the political economy of the … Continue reading

17 January 2014 by
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SPERI annual conference: Final call for papers

The Global Contours of Growth & Development beyond the Crisis 30 June – 2 July 2014, Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield Proposal submission deadline: 31 January 2014 The 2014 SPERI conference seeks to take discussion of the political economy of the crisis beyond its British and European contexts to focus centrally on the dynamics and patterns of the distribution of … Continue reading

19 December 2013 by
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Registration open for SPERI Conference 2014

Registration is now open for the next SPERI annual conference. ‘The Global Contours of Growth & Development Beyond the Crisis’ will take place from 30 June – 2 July 2014 at the recently transformed Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. The 2014 SPERI conference seeks to take discussion of the political economy of the crisis beyond its British and European contexts to focus centrally … Continue reading

28 November 2013 by
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The Global Contours of Growth & Development Beyond the Crisis – Call for papers

In its first year SPERI Conference looked at the British growth crisis. Last year, it tackled Europe. This year it will take on the global political economy – focusing on the dynamics and patterns of the distribution of growth and development across with world. Plenary speakers include: Linda Weiss (University of Sydney), Tony Payne (University of Sheffield), Gregory Chin (York … Continue reading

31 October 2013 by
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SPERI events announced for the next academic year

We are delighted to announce three exciting events, and the dates and title of the next annual conference, all to take place during the next academic year. First in the SPERI Calendar is a seminar entitled ‘The Banking Crisis & the Future of Banking: Reflections from Three Key Insiders’. In this seminar, three key ‘insiders’ will give their views of the banking crisis and … Continue reading

23 July 2013 by
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Videos from SPERI Annual Conference

If you were unable to attend SPERI Conference, don’t worry. Here we bring you some of the keynote speakers right to your living room/office/train/wherever you are reading this, so grab a cup of tea and enjoy. Opening plenary by Peter Katzenstein (Cornell University): The European Predicament: Global & Local Dimensions Iain Begg (London School of Economics) & Vivien Schmidt (Boston … Continue reading

10 July 2013 by
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Thank you for attending SPERI Conference

Another year, another successful conference! On 1-3 July, academics, policy-makers and commentators gathered from far and wide to discuss the future of the European political economy. With over 50 papers presented at the conference, it was as equally stimulating and exciting as the last. We are extremely grateful to all who took part – the keynote speakers, the paper-givers and … Continue reading

5 July 2013 by
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Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of the European Political Economy

The SPERI Annual Conference ‘Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of the European Political Economy’ will take place on 1-3 July 2013 at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. As the EU reaches a political deal on seven-year budget, the conference is particularly timely. Over 100 delegates will be in attendance, including leading academics, policy makers and journalists from across the … Continue reading

28 June 2013 by
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One week to register under early bird rate for SPERI Conference

The second SPERI annual conference ‘Austerity vs Growth: The Future of the European Political Economy’ is now just over 5 weeks away. The conference will take place on 1 – 3 July 2013 at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. The programme features an exciting list of speakers including Peter Katzenstein (Cornell University), Vivien Schmidt (Boston University), Iain Begg (LSE), Stuart … Continue reading

24 May 2013 by
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Provisional programme announced for SPERI Annual Conference

We are pleased to announce the provisional programme for SPERI Annual Conference. The conference entitled ‘Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of European Political Economy’ will take place on 1 – 3 July 2013 at Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield. With an exciting line-up including Iain Begg (LSE), Stuart Holland (University of Coimbra and former MP), Peter Katzenstein (Cornell University), David … Continue reading

23 April 2013 by
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SPERI annual conference draws near!

The deadline to submit proposals for SPERI second annual conference ‘Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of European Political Economy‘ has now passed, proposals have been gathered, and decisions have been made. We were delighted to receive a large volume of submissions and will shortly be announcing the programme. The conference will take place on 1-3 July 2013 at Halifax … Continue reading

4 April 2013 by
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Just under a week left to apply for a SPERI studentship, or to submit a proposal for SPERI conference

Thursday, 28 February 2013 is a big day! It’s not only the deadline to apply for the SPERI PhD Studentship, but it’s also the deadline to submit abstract proposals for SPERI annual conference ‘Beyond Austerity vs Growth: The Future of the European Political Economy’. The conference will take place in Halifax Hall at the University Sheffield on 1-3 July 2013. … Continue reading

22 February 2013 by
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Studentship and conference deadlines, and the arrival of Research Paper No.1

The British Growth Crisis: a Crisis of and for Growth The first SPERI research paper ‘The British Growth Crisis: a Crisis of and for Growth’  by Director Colin Hay is to be published online this week. We are extremely excited about the arrival of the first SPERI research paper, if you would like to read the paper – you will … Continue reading

7 January 2013 by
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